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on sentry duty in the roads in and out of boston and guards outside -- the house and outside the homes of crown officials and with british artillery not aimed at the townhouse, the home of the colony's general corp., it was easy to understand why many bostonian felt threatened by the occupation during many more hated how some soldiers tried to stir up racial tensions in their town. of course, not everyone in boston is white. for instance, within months of their arrival in october of 1768, three british officers, probably drunk, had been discovered encouraging some african-american slaves in boston to attack their white masters. one of the drunk officers, captain john wilson, assured the black bostonian that the soldiers would come here to procure your freedom and with your help and assistance, we should be able to drive all the liberty boys to the devil. while the slaves he was talking to essentially -- ignored but that -- the soldiers' lives, but they were not in boston to free the slaves, several residents marched complaints, that captain wilson and his strong friends engaged in a co
was awarded to general george washington in 1776 for liberating the city of boston. today, we will present a congressional gold medal to aung san suu kyi in recognition of her efforts to liberate the people of burma. today, we celebrate her steadfast commitment to democracy, stability, and human dignity, and we do so in a manner worthy of her ideals. nancy pelosi initiated the measure of awarding this metal and republican george w. bush signed into law. his wife, former first lady laura bush, is with us today, as is her predecessor, secretary of state hillary clinton. coming together in mutual respect, a step from the chambers where we passionately debate the issues of the day that has become almost second nature to us. but it is a blessing, and we will hear over and over during the course of this ceremony, aung san suu kyi has shown the world just how hard one it really is. on behalf of the congress, let me express how humble and honored we are by your presence here in the rotunda of the united states capitol. >> ladies and gentlemen, please stand for the presentation of the callers by th
will quickly expand to other major cities including boston, chicago, and new york. the experiment they're calling metro post is projected to generate 10 to $50 million in new revenue over the next year. you have got to ask yourself why are you doing and only now? leak to the party. $15.9 billion annual loss, by comparison fedex chose the $2 milli profit. holiday sales, we're talking holiday shopping, and fedex is doing well, officially kicks off a holiday shopping season so with a look at the hottest toys for your kids or granids is the senior editor for retailing. thanks for coming on the show today. really appreciate it. i want to get to these toys in the second but let's talk about the best place to buy them online or in the real world? >> they have the in-store opon, those are the big tailers for toys. either way, whenever. what is happening now, this sort of omni channel approach where retailers have an online arm and sales are across the board pretty even. whatever works for you. some people like to touch and feel and some stay home in their pajamas so it depends what you like. g
to other cities including new york and boston. delivering packages up to 25 pounds on the same day within a given metropolitan area, not long distances. the post office would pick up the parcels at participating retailers who get online orders, then deliver it right to the customer's home within five hours or less. it's an effort to build on the growth in package volume at the post office even as other first class and standard mail continue declining because so many people are now using e-mail. a post office spokesman told us today metro post, as they call this new service, is designed to improve the shopping experience for customers in participating e-commerce sites by offering same-day delivery in the metro area. the postal service already has the infrastructure in place to deliver this premium service which is part of our focus to continue to grow our package delivery business. now, this is designed to dovetail with the growing number of retailers who are now promising same-day delivery including walmart, amazon and ebay. in a filing with the postal regulatory commission, the post offi
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